New Jersey to Ban the Sales of Animal-Tested Cosmetics in 2022
On Nov. 8, 2021, the Governor of New Jersey State signed a bill (S1726) prohibiting the sales of cosmetic products that have been tested on animals. The bill will take effect on Mar. 1, 2022. It does not apply to cosmetics tested on animals before Mar. 1, 2022.
All Cosmetic Products Can Now Apply for the EU Ecolabel
So far limited to so-called “rinse off cosmetic products”, the EU Ecolabel can now be used for all cosmetic categories, including skin care and make-up. New eligibility criteria have recently been adopted for this purpose by the European Commission.